Mrs. Rourka P. Spatz, Principal

Phone: 907-352-6400


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science: Applied Behavioral Science Master of Arts: Elementary Teaching(K-8) Master of Education: Educational Leadership(K-12)

Mrs. Rourka P. Spatz, Principal


Welcome to Swanson Elementary School 

My name is Rourka Spatz, and I am the Principal of this amazing school!  I have a Bachelor's degree in Behavioral Science from Pennsylvania State University,a Master's degree in Elementary Education from UAS, and a second Master's degree in Educational Leadership from UAA. I have worked in the field of education for over 15 years, serving as a school social worker,a teacher, and also as a building principal.


My leadership vision is to inspire a learning community which ensures that every child feels valuablespecial, and important! Together, all stakeholders will share this vision by establishing an environment of high trust and maintaining a full commitment to student success.  Trust in knowing that at Swanson Elementary, your child will learn and grow because they are safe and they are loved!


In partnership-

Rourka Spatz - Principal, Swanson Elementary

Home of the Squirrels 

Office Phone #:  907-861-5300